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Tick awareness

August 21st, 2017

Please be ‘tick aware’ whenever you are in the countryside. Ticks are tiny spider-like creatures found in moist areas of dense vegetation or long grass in woodland, grassland, moorland, heathland and some urban parks and gardens. They can be found throughout the year, but are most active between spring and autumn. They feed on the […]

Cyclists and walkers welcome!

August 2nd, 2017

You’re out on your bike and run out of water… You want to hide from the rain with a pint but your walking boots are covered in mud… A pilot scheme starting in the South Downs this summer will help walkers and cyclists find a warm welcome and support the local businesses who offer it. […]

Enjoy local ale, food and music at Live at Langhams – 26 August 2017

August 2nd, 2017

On 26 August from 1pm – 11pm, Langham Brewery is holding a free fundraising event to raise money for vital improvements to the South Downs Way. The event will be an evening of summertime family fun in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Enjoy live music , fine local food (hog roast, veggie options, cakes and […]

Summer Holiday Activities

July 25th, 2017

Keeping the kids busy and entertained during the school holidays is a perennial problem for parents but if you are anywhere near the South Downs National Park this summer there’s no excuse to be bored and it shouldn’t break the bank either. Here’s some ideas for fun and interesting  activities: 1. Big Butterfly Count If […]

Jane Austen 200; A life in Hampshire

July 18th, 2017

Jane Austen, one of England’s most famous authors, spent most of her life in the historic and beautiful county of Hampshire, in the South Downs National Park. Its houses, countryside and people provided the inspiration for many of her novels and this year marks the 200th anniversary of Austen’s death. From 1809 until 1817 Jane […]

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